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June 23, 2014

 

A sealion swims with its nose poking out of the water

Musical Mammals

It's not just humans that know how to groove. Other mammals do too!

October 14, 2008

 

Man sleeping in bed

Early-morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

June 16, 2005

 

Flatline? Shockingly, No

You’ve probably seen a doctor on tv shock someone the minute they flatline, right? That may be how it’s done on TV, but not in real life. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Setting the Pace (Heart pacemakers)

Pacemakers are electrical devices that monitor the heart rate and helps get it up to speed when it starts pumping too slowly. The small battery powered disk is inserted just beneath the skin above the heart. A couple of attached wires monitor the heart and carry signals and impulses to and from the heart.

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